monday, august 22, 2011
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Top News

Women’s College Hospital welcomes new chief of psychiatry, Dr. Valerie Taylor – Dr. Taylor shares her goals for the future of mental health research, programs and care. > MORE

Take Note

Sweet Sisters: Coping with the emotional aspects of diabetes – A support group for women living with Type-2 diabetes. > MORE

On the Move – The Family Practice Health Centre, Foot Care Centre and Specimen Collection Centre (lab) are moving from Burton Hall to their new location at 77 Grenville St. on Sept. 20, 2011. For more information, click here.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Steven Narod is highlighted in US Jewish life publication, The article focuses on the merits of screening Jewish women for mutations in the BRCA genes.

The Hon. Carolyn Bennett includes an article on about fighting for both health and health care. Her involvement in the fight for Women’s College Hospital is discussed. Click here to read the post.

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Safe, under-used drug could prevent breast cancer in more women – A new look at existing knowledge clears up “lingering misconceptions” about tamoxifen. > MORE


Women’s Health Matters

Women’s Health Matters will be hosting the Reproductive Life Stages Program’s new online support group Mother Matters for women who have recently given birth. The group is currently recruiting members, and will launch on Sept. 16.


100th Anniversary

100th Birthday Party to celebrate you! We could not have achieved 100 years of women’s health without WCH’s incredible staff, physicians and volunteers. So we’re planning a party to celebrate all that you do. Get involved by nominating a colleague for a Century Tribute, participating in Women’s Got Talent or submitting photos showcasing your experiences at Women’s College. Click here for more information.



From the Foundation

Get a Running Start - Join Team Women’s College TODAY! – On Sunday, October 16, take action. Run, walk or wheel for Women's College Hospital at the 2011 Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge. > MORE